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Clinical observation supports this contention in many cases.

Clinical observation has not yet gained much by these methods.

Such, then, are some "cases" discussed in a sort of clinical lecture.

First, there is the little ceremony of the clinical thermometers.

I also attended regularly the clinical wards in the hospital.

After all, we've hardly had an acceptable period of clinical trial.

Clinical thermometers cracked if they were left lying about on tables.

Clinical and Pathological Observations in India, pp. 44, 325.

But I am by no means satisfied with these clinical histories.

This text deals with the practical, clinical side of the subject.

WORD ORIGIN

1780, "pertaining to hospital patients or hospital care," from clinic + -al (2). Meaning "coldly dispassionate" (like a medical report) is recorded from 1928. Related: Clinically.

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